Panchamukhi Ganesha Temple Kengeri Most Attractive

The Panchamukhi Ganesha Temple at Kengeri attracts every eye that passes through the Bengaluru-Mysuru road.

Panchamukhi Ganesha Temple is the most attractive temple

The Panchamukhi Ganesha Temple, located on Mysore road, is one of the most attractive Ganesha temples in Bengaluru. Thanks to the golden-colored Panchamukhi Ganesha Gopuram, it is rare to miss when you travel here.

Lord Ganesha with 5 Faces

Hindus all over the world worship Lord Ganesha, the most powerful god with the elephant head. Panchamukhi Ganesha means Lord Ganesha with 5 faces. (Panchamukhi means 5 faces)

Panchamukhi Ganesha

The Panchamukhi Ganesha Temple is impressive. Right from the 30 ft. golden-colored gopuram and the temple structure, including the main idol inside the temple. The temple also has shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, Ayyappa, and Goddess Parvati.

Panchamukhi Ganesha Temple has artificial ponds

The temple complex is massive, big enough to accommodate hundreds of devotees. Artificial ponds surround the temple complementing the temple architecture.

ganesha temple

It is a calm place, best for meditation and spending some time with family and friends. You can give a quick visit  or spend hours in silence at this temple.

When you are on your way to Mysuru or nearby places, consider visiting this temple. You will see the crowd in the temple during special days and on occasions like the Ganesha festival.

Photography is prohibited

The Panchamuki Ganesha idol inside the temple is so beautiful that you will be tempted to photograph it. Unfortunately, photography and videography are prohibited inside the temple. However, you can capture images of the temple from within the compound.

The Panchamukhi Ganesha Temple is about 8 km from Bengaluru, and it really depends on where you start.

Nearby places

If you plan a day trip from here, consider Ramadevara Betta (Ramanagara) or Dodda Alada Mara, the 400-year old banyan tree.

Do’s & Don’t

  1. Leave your footwear outside the temple complex
  2. Do not attend calls inside the temple
  3. Don’t capture photos or videos inside the temple.

Restaurants near Panchamukhi Temple

The Kadamba restaurant is quite famous for south and north Indian dish. The food is good here and it is evident by the crowd you will see. The restaurant is big, you will get to grab your table irrespective of the crowd.

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